International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part N (2015)
Qualities of Good Library Space
Globalization and information communication technology have changed the classical library and its building. The changing media landscape and ongoing technological innovation are influencing the physical library premises creating a communication based library rather than a collection based one. The information society implies new web based library services, access to electronic resources and information rich products that require new forms of mediation. Library space needs to be well-planned and attractive as the role of the physical library and the needs of users change in the 21st century. Public spaces should be accessible to all, flexible and able to cater for a wide range of users with a variety of information needs and reasons for using the library. This paper explains the qualities of good library space. These qualities help us to enhance our creativity in designing wonderful new spaces to meet the changing needs of our users.
How to cite this article:
Shobha NK. Qualities of Good Library Space. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(10):972-974.